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. barbara, back to you. >> thanks, danella. >>> new today, details about the brain of the late nfl great junio junio juniors say you. they say he had a degenerative brain disease. he was suffering from cte which leads to dementia, memory loss and depression and is associated with repeated head injuries. it's also been found in dozens of other nfl players. this comes as the nfl faces lawsuits by thousands of former players who say the league withheld the information about the harmful effects concussions can have on their health. >>> in other football news d.c. maier vincent grey said held consider changing the redskins name if the team moves back into the district. >> i think it has become a lightning rod and i would love to be able to sit down with the team and i'm happy to do that. sit down with the team and others concerned and see if a change can be made. obviously, our basketball team did that. >> some people say the name redskins offensive to native americans. the mayor and other city leaders have talked to the team about possibly bringing a new stadium where rfk is located now. >>>
braves. when george preston marshall bought the nfl franchise from boston in 1932, they played at braves field. that is where the name came from. they became the redskins when they moved the next year to fenway park. in 1937, the redskins transferred to washington d.c. >>> it is time for this morning's four down showdown. >> the redskins' offense squares off against the defense. >> this is a special edition of the four down showdown. the post-season edition. two guys who have already played it once this year. lorenz a alexander representing the defense and aldrick robinson representing the offense. >> lorenzo, you think you got cheated the first time. >> the trash talking has begun. the first down question. this popular fish market in seattle features fish being know the name of it. i know they throw them. i have no clue. >> ill aa give -- i'm give a i multiple choice. -- i'll give you the multiple choice. >> seattle fish company, pike place or fisherman's wharf. >> firer man's wrarve. >> no. >> pike place. >> this popular tv dramas centered around doctors at the fictitious see the grace
wants more answers. a new discovery has been >>> star nfl linebacker junior seau was suffering a brain disease when he killed himself last spring. researchers at nih made that discovery after seau's family asked them to investigate the death. they found the nfl great had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or cti, i can say, common in people with, symptoms including mood swings, irrationality, and depression. his family said he exhibited all those behaviors prior to his suicide. >>> tomorrow the centers for disease control and prevention will come out with their latest flu numbers, and they're expecting some big increase sfloos doreen gentzler joins us with what details about what local doctors are seeings. >> if you haven't gotten your flu shot yet, it is not too late, but don't wait another minute to get one. that's because some clinicings are running low on flew vaccine supplie supplies. >> headaches, sore throat, achy. >> i'm buying hall's and airborne to keep me from getting sick. >> reporter: patients are pouring into the e.r. looking for relief. >> we've had a huge surge. probably
major surgery on his right knee. highway tore the acl back in college. >>> the nfl players association the latest group to demand better turf at fedex field. the union says the field was in horrible condition before sunday's game against the seahawks. it conducts a survey each year of playing fields at nfl stadiums. it has not released its latest results, but fed next field usually -- fedex field usually ranks in the middle. that is likely to change this year. >> this is terrible. this is terrible. >> one of the seahawks' players yesterday had some strong words about the field. michael robinson compared the conditions to "working in a sweatshop." he shot this video of the field before the game. >>> 6:04. this morning a duel action for virginia lawmakers -- a call to action for virginia lawmakers. governor mcdonnell used his state of the commonwealth address to push for incentives. mcdonnell urged lawmakers to sign off on a new $3.1 billion transportation plan, including more money for the dulles metro extension, as well as an education plan that includes teacher pay raises, new teacher
than 30 nfl players have been found to have deceased nfl players found to have that same disease. >>> caps training camp scheduled to start on sunday, but players and fans alike have been getting reacclimated to the practice facility already. that's where guys like brooks got an early start and shared some of their thoughts about the lockout. from lockout to plaqueout. a serene setting as unofficial practice started in the dark. >> still locked out, apparently. >> reporter: lighting the lamp not as much of a concern. >> ovechkin. >> reporter: as bringing back the casual fan bridge et, her friend and their kids came from annapolis just to watch practice. >> i want them to be excited about hockey, and i don't want them to be aware of all the stuff that goes on in the background. i just want them to come watch the game, enjoy it and like hockey. >> i field like we just punched our sport in the face. i feel bad for everything that was affected about i it directly or indirectly. i'm sitting there saying a, how do you take a sport away and then, b, how do you take it away from everythi
harder to get and abuse. >>> a pathology report shows former nfl player junior seau had a degenerative brain disease when he shot and killed himself last year. the national institutes of health studied seau's brain at his family's request. doctors found abnormalities consistent with the disease known as cte likely brought on by years of repeated hits to the head. cte is believed to have caused depression, memory loss and dementia in a number of former football players. joining us now to explain more is dr. michael yokelson from national medstar hospital. how do repeated head injuries lead to a disease? >> thank you for having me. so we are very familiar with what happens in concussion on a one time basis, but what we have learned over many years of studying this is that you end up with multiple concussions or multiple brain injuries, you can develop chronic traumatic encephalopathy or cte and it becomes a degenerative process that over type can look very much like alzheimer's and have other symptoms besides just the cognitive problems or the dementia and it can cause depression and oth
on capitol hill. >>> time now for the morning line as robert griffin iii continues to recover. the nfl players association may launch an investigation into the handling of his injury. if they go forward, independent doctors will be brought in to see if the redskins followed the recommendations of their medical staff and in the nfl playoffs, two of the greatest players face off this weekend, ray lewis and peyton manning. denver is riding on an 11-game winning streak. but lewis insists his team is ready. this could be lewis' last game. he is set to retire when the ravens season is over. >>> witching gears to major league baseball, the league will now test for human growth hormone throughout the regular season and will step up efforts to check for the use of artificial testosterone. -- giving gears to major league baseball. >>> to hockey now, the caps back on the ice tuning up for the delayed start of the season. tomorrow morning, hockey is expected to officially be back. players have until 5:00 a.m. to cast the vote on the labor deal. the players union will announce the results shortly a
, the team suggests searching the nfl ticket exchange. you can try other ticket websites or craigslist but you run the risk of getting counterfeits there. keep in mind, only 1,000 tickets were available for playoff last year for the 49ers. so there will only be a limited amount as well. and then you have season ticketholders getting first crack at those tickets. back out here live, this is my afternoon -- my cell phone. i'm craigslist. ticket prices are steep. there are a few going for $250. one going for $429. there's another one down below there. it says $500. expect to pay a rather pretty penny if you plan on coming to the 49ers game. you can watch it for free here on ktvu as well. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> don't forget. you can watch the ga right here on channel 2. now, the fox nfl pregame show is at 4:30. the game itself starts at 5:00. >> exciting football yesterday as well. >> yes. >>> let's check in with sal, though, see what's happening on the roads. a little more crowded, i would imagine, after a lot of kids back at school. >> and we have video, too, of a crash in
its third college football title in four years. and of course the nfl playoffs are just heating up. with us, jim nantz of cbs sports who will call super bowl xlvii in a couple of weeks. good morning. >> nice to see you both. >> first, the game last night. what did you think of alabama last night? played in the nfl -- >> they always do send a lot of guys to the nfl. it's really -- from the very get-go this was such a one-sided affair. i was disappointed as a fan. alabama is on such a roll. and this is the definition of a dynasty now. three out of four years, and nick saban's on top of the world. his name's going up with the legendary names in college history. >> bryant -- >> absolutely. >> so let's talk about -- we've got a big game this sunday. texas versus the patriots. you're calling the game, right? >> on sunday this is a rematch from a month ago. that was -- actually now that i think about it the score between new england and houston at the same time was the same as last night's alabama/notre dame game. so houston's got to obviously approach this in a different
:-- 8:07. san francisco 49ers host the packers in an nfl playoff game on saturday evening. already signs of red and gold are popping up. 9er red lights adorn the ferry building. there it is. and 49ers stance many trying to get their hands on tickets to the game. even san franciscans who don't usually root for the 9ers are jumping on the bandwagon. >> just to see the home team win, get a win in san francisco. the giants won last year, that atmosphere was unbelievable. >> the 49ers are considered slight favorites to win by about 3 points. but green bay quarterback aaron rodgers, remember, he was the star at cal and now he hopes to defeat the team he rooted for as a kid. the 49ers offered a limited number of tickets on line. they sold out within minutes. you can still get tickets to candlestick park on the nfl ticket exchange. the cheapest ticket we found is about $200. on stubhub one ticket is going for more than $5500. there are other tickets as well. you can watch the game right here. our coverage begins at 4:00. fox begins coverage at 4:30 and kickoff is set for after 5:00. then stay tu
weekend. so you know we're ready on fox n.f.l. sunday. we'll hit the streets of washington, d.c., to get an inside look at how rg3 and the redskins have revitalized our nation's capital. also, seattle's russell wilson sits down to talk about his remarkable rookie season. all that and more on the fort fox n.f.l. sunday pre-game. the final score from arlington, texas a&m 41 to oklahoma's 13. congratulations again to the aggies with their cotton bowl victory. it's been a great season here on fox. behalf of eddie george, joey harrington and the entire fox sports crew, i'm erin andrews. good night, everybody. captioned by closed captioning services, inc [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway: the big hot pastrami melt. we perfected the pastrami sandwich -- filled with hot, juicy pastrami, pickles, yellow mustard and bubbly melted cheese. all piled-high on our signature freshly baked bread. made hot, toasty and just for you. and don't be afraid to put your spin on this deli style deliciousity -- add your favorite ingredients, like spicy jalapeÑos or crisp green peppers. get to you
, fox news. >>> pathology reports shows the former nfl player junior seau had a degenerative brain disease. they studied his brain at the request of the family and doctors found abnormalities with linked to cte, that is said to cause major memory loss and dementia in a number of football players. >>> gary mcgrady, all i heard you say was that it's going to get better. >> hard to believe. >> that's right. >> and temperature, not so much. >> okay. >> and we're talking about the warm-up coming our way for the weekend and all things considered and let's show you that, too. 55 down there in fredericksburg and this is two great days. i'm jealous. you were in the mid-60s yesterday and we were stuck in the 40s and lower 50s. it's two good days down south. culpeper, 54; monasses pox; we're 52 in town and notice to the north and west, hagerstown, 44; martinsburg, 47 and winchester, 46 and some 40s out there. it's been nice today and some sunshine. the temperatures into the mid- 50s for most of us and this is what is happening now. high clouds are coming on across and that rain stays away and
. it is expected to last till march or april. >>> the 49ers take on the packers saturday in the nfl playoffs. if you would like to be there get ready to spend a lot of money. the only way to get tickets now is from all line ticket sites. ticket tron said the average ticket price was $354 a seat. for most fans those prices mean they will probably end up watching the game from home. >> i support them from my couch every sunday and i cheer them. but i don't go because too expensive. >> and here is the great news, watch that game for free because we will televise it live here on ktvu channel 2 news. ktvu coverage begins at 4:00 p.m. in the afternoon. we will have a special pre-game show with mark ibanez and joe fonzi, then fox picks up at 4:30 p.m. with kickoff at 5:00 p.m. and stay tuned following the game for the point after. >>> city leaders will decide how to spend a million dollars grant to the fire department. they have awarded them a $1.24 million safer grant. that stands for staffing for adequate fire and emergency response. officials hope to maintain 24 hour staffing, hire more firefigh
surgery. >>> new information about what may have led to the suicide of former nfl player junior seau. reports show he had a degenerative brain disease when he shot and killed himself last year. abnormalities consistent with the disease called cte were found. cte is believed to cause depression, memory loss and dementia. doctors say his case was likely caused by years of repeated blows to the head. >>> the caps hit the rink at kettler icepreponderate lex again this morning as they get ready for the start of the regular season. they held an informal practice yesterday and in a sign of their true dedication when the lights went out at the facility, they kept on practicing. 19 players were on the ice. nick backstrom is referring from is thought to be a concussion. >> it was frustrating. a roller coaster ride up and down, good news one day, bad news the next. it seemed to keep going on and on like that. i had to shut my brain off a little bit with the lockout. i had not think about it. >> i'm honestly really embarrassed by the lockout, like personally embarrassed. i feel terrible about it
nfl linebacker junior seau suffered from neurodegenerative brain disease that can result from multiple hits to the head. the national institutes of health released the results today. seau's family donated his brain for examination after he fatally shot himself last year. >>> and down under, flames and fear. >> we saw tornadoes of fire coming across, towards us. and the next thing we knew, everything was on fire everywhere, all around us. >> so this is what they did to escape the wildfire in tasmania, australia. now that's a grandmother and five of her grandchildren taking cover in the water. under a jetty. these photos were taken by the grandfather, who you just heard from. the fire raged for three hours. three of those grandkids didn't know how to swim, and they had to hold on tight. they eventually got on a dinghy. 90 homes in the area went up in flames, including the grandparents' home. >>> in the northwest coast of australia, another incredible image. a red dust storm created by a tropical storm out at sea that's approaching land and we'll be right back. >>> unemployment in the eur
and this is sky 9 out at landover this morning where the crews are hard at work putting that nfl playoff logo on the fedex field. while the game isn't until sunday, today the match-up between the washington redskins and the seattle seahawks played out on a very different sort of field. scott broom reports. >> reporter: when it comes to fake football and video gaming, nobody does it better than madden. >> get more pristic every year. >> reporter: and in this -- realistic of year. >> reporter: and in this d.c. best buy store today fan and gamers did not have to wait until sunday to match up the skins and rg3 against the seahawks and rookie quarterback russell wilson. >> this is a preview of what's going to happen sunday. redskins are going to win the game, of course. >> going to be a scream. >> reporter: this pair of gamers saw ups and downs for both sides in four quarters and they quickly drew a crowd. >> they've gone from super low to really high and i hope they win. >> reporter: but soon things went south for gamer duncan fitzgerald whose redskins were plagued by interceptions. >> oh, n
the broncos will fare in the nfl play-offs, bengals, houston, colts, ravens, where is your money? >> let me just say, we're not at all optimistic about the broncos here in denver. listen, we take one game at a time. one game at a time in this great city, so we'll watch every nfl game this weekend and we're going to root on our broncos come next weekend. and we -- although we're optimistic we're going to be in new orleans, we'll take one game at a time. >> okay. i'm glad i asked that question last. i think we could have gone on and on had we started with that one. mayor hancock, thank you for being with us and go broncos. >>> lance armstrong and what we may be considering to admit so he can resume his athletic career. we have a new report on "weekends with alex witt." we'll do almost anything. out for drinks, eats. i have very well fitting dentures. i like to eat a lot of fruits. love them all. the seal i get with the super poligrip free keeps the seeds from getting up underneath. even well-fitting dentures let in food particles. super poligrip is zinc free. with just a few dabs, it's clinic
to observe that she's a stunningly beautiful woman. and by the way when i watched the nfl and tom brady comes on the tv screen, megyn, i have a couple choice words about him. and does that make me somebody who is leering, tom brady, but anyway i digress. the problem here we have gotten so into this situation in america where the word police are everywhere. so, regardless of what you say, you call a woman beautiful, call tom brady a hunk, suddenly the word police are on top of you. you can't make a joke, can't give a valid compliment to somebody without somebody in some corner of society jumping all over you and i think that's unfortunate. >> it goes beyond just, you know, appearance. the state department came out with some admonitions in the summer of 2012, kirsten, saying you need to be careful about saying, hold down the fort. because this could be offensive to native americans. you need to be careful using the term, rule of thumb. had to do whether a woman's bruises were bigger than an a thumb. in the day. be careful of using the term handicap, that may be offensive and call the war on ter
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popular than such things as root canals, nfl replacement referees, traffic jams and colonoscopy is. other unpleasant things voters say that they favored over congress include cockroaches, used car salesman and brussels sprouts. however, congress did manage to be out telemarketers, the kar dashians, ebola virus and lindsay lohan. overall, congress favor leak rate stands at just 9 percent favor and 85 percent unfavorable. >> nhl owners will gather in new york today to vote on a tentative agreement reached with the union last weekend. if a majority approves, as expected, the nhl will one step closer toward offical in of a lockout. the majority of players also approve the deal for hockey to return to the eyes. there are no snags, ratification could be finished by saturday and training camps canopus sunday. a 48 game regular season would then be expected to begin on january the 19th. the nhl has its release a new schedule. >> and word that lance armstrong's or representative tried to make a donation of about to launch a $50,000 to the u.s. anti-dumping agency before the agency launched an inv
limited. >> you can buy them on ticketmaster and if it does not work. you could try the nfl ticket exchange. >> and there is always of love at last check. the cheapest is struggling fo $198 visages of the sutro back lawrence and san francisco have been pleased to find a new in haven't of old bulls. >> a river otter name sutro salmon's the living in a large pool of the bass for a few weeks. he's been drawing an audience. there were driven out by the velvet. and almost all humberside he seems to be enjoying the attention. >> if anyone guesses as how long sam was stand area. l experts say since be doing just fine. >> the pull as fresh water fed by underground streams and there's plenty of fish and muscles for him to eat. >> and a reminder to get stock the feel right >> we are back in this 4:; 55. >> (laughter) your kron 4 7 day ard the bay forecast where looking at-best era will have details in just a bit. >> the office is preparing to dish out final last what it is still attracting some big stars. >> elisabethcooridan has today's hollywood minute. >> nbc confirms he would direct an u
encephalopathy or c-t-e. the findings are similar to exposure to repetitive head injury." linebacker for 20 n-f-l seasons before retiring in 2009. he joins a list of several dozen football players who genevieve: i would let my son play but before i would let him know the damage it could cause. shannon: no i would never let my son play football. way too dangerous. michelle: with a competitive soccer player in my house who heads the ball for a large percentage of her game, i worry about this every single day. our young athletes are being put at risk. join the conversation. (woman) 3 days of walking to give a break cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information and receive a free 3-day bracelet today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful >> catherine: andcoming up at 5-30. c
repaired as well. the nfl player's association may launch an investigation into the handling of his injuries. if they go forward, doctors will be brought in to see if the redskins followed the recommendations of the medical staff. the union has called for the redskins to improve conditions of the field, fed ex field. we saw even before the game started, it's like messy. the conditions. >> yeah. a lot of criticism about the field out there. >> all right. maybe something will get done. >>> inaugural changes. still ahead, the pastor set to give the benediction suddenly pulls out. why an old sermon is to blame. >> trapped for days, a group of killer whales surrounded by ice. how a canadian town helped to free them. we're going to see if they're completely out of the woods now. time now, 8:09. fox5 morning news back in a moment. >>> back now with new developments in the search for a family of killer whales trapped in canada's hudson bay. crews say they can no longer see the whales after some of the ice broke away and allowed the whales to swim away. officials say shifting wind caused the
cockroaches, the kardashian family, and cuban dictator fidel castro. who ranks higher? donald trump, those nfl replacement refs, wow, and the nation of france. the survey was conducted just a few days ago. >> and they also rank lower than colonoscopies and gonorrhea. >> wow. gonorrhea is more favorable than congress. wow, wow, wow. >> how about that? >> i have nothing left to say. let's just continue. speaks for itself. safety first. >>> well, president obama's upcoming inaugural ceremony will feature some of america's most popular musical performers. how about beyonce, kelly clarkson, and james taylor? they'll be front and center when the president and vice president are sworn in january 21st. >>> disgraced cyclist legend lance armstrong is ready to face questions about doping allegations head on. armstrong is giving an exclusive tell-all interview to oprah winfrey. his first since being stripped of all seven of his tour de france titles. the interview, which will air next week on winfrey's own network comes amid reports that armstrong has been considering admitting the use of performance enh
a top search on googlend she even had de offers from an nfl player who tweeted her his phone number, but accidentally sent it tall of twitter, too. her qb bfriend mccarron saw and responded #betterkeepdreaming. tuesday, donald trump offered her spot on the judging panel at this year'siss usa. matt? >> t oers will keep coming, no doubt. let's say good morning to good to see you. how are you? good morning, matt. i'm fine. how are you? >> you confid in me you hadn't slept in about 48 hours, getting down there f thehampionship me, watching the game, celebring acid and then this kind of explosion of tension around you. have you gotn a ltle rest no >> yes, got at least four hours las nigh we spent abo mbe 10 or 11 urs traveling back from miami back homeo abama. so i got a little bit of sleep, so -- >> kathine, were u aware at all as you were sitting in the stands there, watching the t roll t their second consetive national title what was being said aboutyou? was anye texting you? did you get any e-mls during the me? >> no. my phone actually die before i entered io the stadium. and so i w
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